Descriptive Essay - The Rain Poured Down Like A Waterfall

1311 Words Jul 9th, 2015 6 Pages
It was my birthday; march 16th 2011. The rain poured down like a waterfall(1) shamelessly over the city of Mississauga. The roads were flooding, the trees were soaked, the clouds seemed sullen (2) and everybody stayed indoors, including us, the Soliman family. Even though I was celebrating my sweet 16, I had to do it inside the house, with my brother Michael, my sister Sophie and my mom. The day started off well as I received birthday greetings from all the members of my family (except for my dad since he was nowhere to be found) the instant I woke up. I got many gifts such as new video games, new clothes and money. I was very thankful and my mood was lifted up instantaneously. The day continued on and I was still joyful and optimistic even though it was storming outside and my dad was still missing. Around noon, we had lunch together- indoors of course- and I kept receiving emails, text messages, social media notifications and many more, wishing me happy birthday. That day just kept getting better and better by the second, until around 5 pm… Mom, Michael, Sophie and I were getting ready to eat dinner together still wondering where my father Bob was. Last time we saw him was 2 nights ago while he was watching the Edmonton Oilers game on TV in our living room. I was just about to dig in but out of nowhere He suddenly barges in and says: “everybody listen up, I have a very important announcement to make. I want everyone’s attention right this moment.” Eager to hear what he…

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